Donald Forster Award

Eligibility (Basic Eligibility): 

Undergraduate students. Participation and contribution to student governance and student activities.

Award type: 
Scholarship for Current Students
Application Required
Level of Study: 
Description of Award: 

The Donald Forster Award recognizes commitment to student governance and student activities at the University with an award of approximately $3,000 in the student's final year of studies. It is open to students in their first undergraduate degree program, studying full time or part time. Students can apply only once. Full-time students should apply during their second-to-last year of study, and part-time students should apply at the equivalent point in their degree studies.

Academic Year: 
Approximately $1,500
Full Eligibility Requirements: 

Student must: • be studying their first undergraduate degree, on a full- or part-time basis; • demonstrate contribution to student governance and student activities at the University of Toronto; • have maintained a cumulative average of at least "B" Note: the financial circumstance of an applicant may also be considered, but will not be a determinative factor.

How to Apply: 

Candidates may apply or be nominated by members of the University community. Complete the application (PDF): Submit to: Enrolment Services 172 St. George Street University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario M5R 0A3

Deadline to Apply: 
End of March annually
How/When is it paid?: 


Domestic Students
Actual Deadline Date: 
Monday, April 1, 2019